Summary: DVD-RAM and hard links

From: Alan Orndorff <>
Date: Tue Jun 12 2001 - 00:55:31 EDT
Only got one response which is listed below.  After recieving this I went and looked
at the OSTA UDF specs and hard links are allowed on UDF file systems.  The
developers of the program that started this have sent me a patch which I haven't
tested yet.

Thanks Andrew,

Andrew J Caines wrote:

> Alan,
> While I have no personal experience with DVD-RAM, I suspect that the
> problem is that you have a filesystem - probably UDF - on the DVD which
> does not support "hard" links like UFS.
> Since a symlink is `just a file', it is easier to support in a filesystem.

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Received on Tue Jun 12 05:55:31 2001

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